Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101562765
Size: 23.91 MB
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Visit Armand Marie Leroi on the web: Stepping effortlessly from myth to cutting-edge science, Mutants gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic code and the captivating people whose bodies have ...


Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006531644
Size: 25.90 MB
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Full of bizarre cases of genetic mutation and irregularity, "Mutants" is an amazing exploration of the human form in all its beautiful and unique guises.

The Lagoon

Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698170393
Size: 24.44 MB
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The Lagoon is both a travelogue and a study of the origins of science. And it shows how a philosopher who lived almost two millennia ago still has so much to teach us today. From the Hardcover edition.

Anatomies A Cultural History Of The Human Body

Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393240479
Size: 34.61 MB
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But Anatomies draws not just on medical science and Aldersey-Williams’s reporting. It draws also on the works of philosophers, writers, and artists from throughout history.

Naming The Witch

Author: James T. Siegel
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804751957
Size: 62.46 MB
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Naming the Witch explores the recent series of witchcraft accusations and killings in East Java, which spread as the Suharto regime slipped into crisis and then fell.

Life Unfolding

Author: Jamie A. Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199673535
Size: 19.38 MB
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Tells the story of human development from egg to adult, showing how the understanding of how human beings come to be has been transformed in recent years.

Freak Babylon

Author: Jack Hunter
Size: 53.96 MB
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A comprehensive study of freaks and freakshows, FREAK BABYLON also includes Doctor Frederick Treve's classic case history The Elephant Man and an illustrated account of the classic movie Freaks.


Author: Duncan Steel
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 9780309170857
Size: 21.50 MB
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In Eclipse, Duncan Steel expertly captures our continuing fascination with all manner of eclipsesâ€"including the familiar solar and lunar varieties and other kinds involving stars, planets, asteroids, and comets as well as distant ...

Human Anatomy

Author: Benjamin A. Rifkin
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Size: 24.28 MB
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An authoritative history of anatomical illustration incorporates the latest scientific discoveries and digital imaging technology to reveal how art and science worked together to create a developing understanding of the human body and how ...

Carny Folk

Author: Francine Homberger
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806526614
Size: 34.95 MB
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In this book readers can discover people like Atasha the Gorilla Girl, Combustible Kira, Otis the Frog Boy and over forty other legendary sideshow acts.